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Research Output 2007 2020

2020

A novel acquisition platform for long-term breathing frequency monitoring based on inertial measurement units

Cesareo, A., Biffi, E., Cuesta-Frau, D., D’Angelo, M. G. & Aliverti, A., Jan 1 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Units of measurement
Monitoring
Smartphones
Bluetooth
Accelerometers
Cerebral Palsy
Gait
Brain Injuries
Population
Robotics
Open Access
Cerebellar Diseases
Rehabilitation
Randomized Controlled Trials
Cognition
Pediatrics
2019

Effects of Mechanical Insufflation-Exsufflation on the Breathing Pattern in Stable Subjects With Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy: "A Step Into New Knowledge"

Cesareo, A., LoMauro, A., Aliverti, A., Santi, M., Biffi, E. & D'Angelo, M. G., Feb 1 2019, In : Respiratory Care. 64, 2, p. 236-238 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

EMG-based vibro-tactile biofeedback training: Effective learning accelerator for children and adolescents with dystonia? A pilot crossover trial

Casellato, C., Ambrosini, E., Galbiati, A., Biffi, E., Cesareo, A., Beretta, E., Lunardini, F., Zorzi, G., Sanger, T. D. & Pedrocchi, A., Nov 27 2019, In : Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation. 16, 1, 14 p., 150.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Dystonic Disorders
Dystonia
Touch
Cross-Over Studies
Learning
Open Access
Physical therapy
Ataxia
Gait
Patient rehabilitation
Brain Injuries
2018

Acute effects of mechanical insufflation-exsufflation on the breathing pattern in stable subjects with duchenne muscular dystrophy

Cesareo, A., Lomauro, A., Santi, M., Biffi, E., D’Angelo, M. G. & Aliverti, A., Aug 1 2018, In : Respiratory Care. 63, 8, p. 955-965 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Insufflation
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
Cough
Respiration
Plethysmography

Are We "Motorically" Wired to Others? High-Level Motor Computations and Their Role in Autism

Casartelli, L., Federici, A., Biffi, E., Molteni, M. & Ronconi, L., Dec 1 2018, In : The Neuroscientist : a review journal bringing neurobiology, neurology and psychiatry. 24, 6, p. 568-581 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Autistic Disorder
Cognition
Primates
Brain

Assessment of Breathing Parameters Using an Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU)-Based System

Cesareo, A., Previtali, Y., Biffi, E. & Aliverti, A., Dec 27 2018, In : Sensors (Basel, Switzerland). 19, 1, 24 p., 88.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Units of measurement
breathing
quaternions
Respiration
posture
Language Disorders
Child Language
Semantics
Communication
Equipment and Supplies

Gait pattern and motor performance during discrete gait perturbation in children With autism spectrum disorders

Biffi, E., Costantini, C., Ceccarelli, S. B., Cesareo, A., Marzocchi, G. M., Nobile, M., Molteni, M. & Crippa, A., Dec 11 2018, In : Frontiers in Psychology. 9, DEC, 2530.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gait
Sensory Feedback
Locomotion
Autism Spectrum Disorder
Learning

Immersive Virtual Reality to Improve Walking Abilities in Cerebral Palsy: A Pilot Study

Gagliardi, C., Turconi, A. C., Biffi, E., Maghini, C., Marelli, A., Cesareo, A., Diella, E. & Panzeri, D., 2018, In : Annals of Biomedical Engineering. 46, 9, p. 1376-1384 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Virtual reality
Durability
Exercise equipment
Kinetic parameters
Design of experiments

Movement Velocity and Fluidity Improve after Armeo®Spring Rehabilitation in Children Affected by Acquired and Congenital Brain Diseases: An Observational Study

Biffi, E., Maghini, C., Cairo, B., Beretta, E., Peri, E., Altomonte, D., Mazzoli, D., Giacobbi, M., Prati, P., Merlo, A. & Strazzer, S., Jan 1 2018, In : BioMed Research International. 2018, 1537170.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fluidity
Brain Diseases
Cerebral Palsy
Patient rehabilitation
Brain Injuries

Rehabilitation of upper limb in children with acquired brain injury: A preliminary comparative study

Beretta, E., Cesareo, A., Biffi, E., Schafer, C., Galbiati, S. & Strazzer, S., Jan 1 2018, In : Journal of Healthcare Engineering. 2018, 4208492.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Physical therapy
Upper Extremity
Patient rehabilitation
Brain Injuries
Brain
Orthotic Devices
Hemiplegia
Brain Injuries
Lower Extremity
Gait
2017

An immersive virtual reality platform to enhance walking ability of children with acquired brain injuries

Biffi, E., Beretta, E., Cesareo, A., Maghini, C., Turconi, A. C., Reni, G. & Strazzer, S., Jan 1 2017, In : Methods of Information in Medicine. 56, 2, p. 119-126 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aptitude
Gait
Brain Injuries
Walking
Rehabilitation

Effects of dose and duration of Robot-Assisted Gait Training on walking ability of children affected by cerebral palsy

Peri, E., Turconi, A. C., Biffi, E., Maghini, C., Panzeri, D., Morganti, R., Pedrocchi, A. & Gagliardi, C., Jan 1 2017, In : Technology and Health Care. 25, 4, p. 671-681 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cerebral Palsy
Physical therapy
Gait
Walking
Robots

Role of the cerebellum in high stages of motor planning hierarchy

Casartelli, L., Federici, A., Cesareo, A., Biffi, E., Valtorta, G., Molteni, M., Ronconi, L. & Borgatti, R., Apr 1 2017, In : Journal of Neurophysiology. 117, 4, p. 1474-1482 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cerebellum
Aptitude
Autistic Disorder
Motor Skills
Biomechanical Phenomena
2016

Can new technologies improve upper limb performance in grown-up diplegic children?

Turconi, A. C., Biffi, E., Maghini, C., Peri, E., Iammarone, F. S. & Gagliardi, C., Oct 1 2016, In : European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine. 52, 5, p. 672-681 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Upper Extremity
Technology
Aptitude
Fingers
Rehabilitation

Development of a bench-top device for parallel climate-controlled recordings of neuronal cultures activity with microelectrode arrays

Regalia, G., Biffi, E., Achilli, S., Ferrigno, G., Menegon, A. & Pedrocchi, A., Feb 1 2016, In : Biotechnology and Bioengineering. 113, 2, p. 403 - 413 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Microelectrodes
Climate
Equipment and Supplies
Humidity
Plasticity

EMG-BASED VIBRO-TACTILE BIOFEEDBACK IMPROVES MOTOR CONTROL IN CHILDREN WITH SECONDARY DYSTONIA: TWO CASE REPORTS

Lunardini, F., Cesareo, A., Biffi, E., Casellato, C., Pedrocchi, A. & Sanger, T. D., 2016, In : Neuropsychiatry. 6, 6, p. 337-343

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Quantitative evaluation of performance during robot-assisted treatment

Peri, E., Biffi, E., Maghini, C., Servodio Iammarrone, F., Gagliardi, C., Germiniasi, C., Pedrocchi, A., Turconi, A. C. & Reni, G., 2016, In : Methods of Information in Medicine. 55, 1, p. 84-88 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Upper Extremity
Robotics
Cerebral Palsy
Rehabilitation
Medicine
2015
Microelectrodes
Noise
Analogue
Processing
Incubators

An ecological evaluation of the metabolic benefits due to robot-assisted gait training

Peri, E., Biffi, E., Maghini, C., Marzorati, M., Diella, E., Pedrocchi, A., Turconi, A. C. & Reni, G., Nov 4 2015, Proceedings of the Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBS. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., Vol. 2015-November. p. 3590-3593 4 p. 7319169

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Gait
Energy Metabolism
Robots
Cerebral Palsy
Motor Skills

A new quantitative performance parameter for monitoring robotics rehabilitation treatment: Technical guidelines

Peri, E., Biffi, E., Maghini, C., Iammarrone, F. S., Gagliardi, C., Germiniasi, C., Pedrocchi, A., Turconi, A. C. & Reni, G., 2015, Communications in Computer and Information Science. Springer Verlag, Vol. 515. p. 45-54 10 p. (Communications in Computer and Information Science; vol. 515).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Patient rehabilitation
Robotics
Robots
Monitoring

A reliable reversible bonding method for perfused microfl uidic devices

Occhetta, P., Biffi, E. & Rasponi, M., 2015, In : Neuromethods. 103, p. 25-38 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Equipment and Supplies
Microelectrodes
Substrates
Plasmas
Gluing

Down-sizing of neuronal network activity and density of presynaptic terminals by pathological acidosis are efficiently prevented by Diminazene Aceturate

de Ceglia, R., Chaabane, L., Biffi, E., Bergamaschi, A., Ferrigno, G., Amadio, S., Del Carro, U., Mazzocchi, N., Comi, G., Bianchi, V., Taverna, S., Forti, L., D'Adamo, P., Martino, G., Menegon, A. & Muzio, L., Mar 1 2015, In : Brain, Behavior, and Immunity. 45, p. 263-276 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Presynaptic Terminals
Acidosis
Acid Sensing Ion Channels
Autoimmune Experimental Encephalomyelitis
Neurons

Gait rehabilitation with a high tech platform based on virtual reality conveys improvements in walking ability of children suffering from acquired brain injury

Biffi, E., Beretta, E., Diella, E., Panzeri, D., Maghini, C., Turconi, A. C., Strazzer, S. & Reni, G., Nov 4 2015, Proceedings of the Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBS. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., Vol. 2015-November. p. 7406-7409 4 p. 7320103

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Gait
Patient rehabilitation
Brain Injuries
Virtual reality
Walking

Impact of a NFC-based application with educational purposes on children affected by language disorders

Biffi, E., Lorusso, M. L. & Reni, G., 2015, Communications in Computer and Information Science. Springer Verlag, Vol. 515. p. 285-293 9 p. (Communications in Computer and Information Science; vol. 515).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Application programs
Animals
Semantics
Availability
Plastics

Improving walking ability of children with acquired brain injuries by means of an immersive virtual reality platform

Biffi, E., Beretta, E., Fave, M. D., Brunati, F., Cesareo, A., Maghini, C., Turconi, A. C., Strazzer, S. & Reni, G., Oct 1 2015, ACM International Conference Proceeding Series. Association for Computing Machinery, Vol. 01-02-October-2015. p. 18-21 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Patient rehabilitation
Virtual reality
Brain
Sensors

Selective biochemical manipulation of twin neuronal networks on microelectrode arrays

Regalia, G., Biffi, E., Rasponi, M. & Pedrocchi, A., 2015, In : Neuromethods. 103, p. 217-230 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Microelectrodes
Neurons
Assays
Pharmacology
Fabrication
2014

An assistive device for congenital central hypoventilation syndrome outpatients during sleep

Biffi, E., Piazza, C., Cavalleri, M., Taddeo, P., Carcano, A., Morandi, F. & Reni, G., 2014, In : Annals of Biomedical Engineering. 42, 10, p. 2106-2116 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Self-Help Devices
Sleep
Outpatients
Oximeters
Hypoventilation

A new quantitative performance parameter for monitoring robotics rehabilitation treatment

Peri, E., Biffi, E., Maghini, C., Iammarrone, F. S., Gagliardi, C., Germiniasi, C., Pedrocchi, A., Turconi, A. C. & Reni, G., Jul 23 2014, Proceedings - REHAB 2014. ICST, p. 373-376 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Patient rehabilitation
Kinematics
Robotics
Robots
Monitoring

A Stand-Alone Platform for Prolonged Parallel Recordings of Neuronal Activity

Regalia, G., Biffi, E., Menegon, A., Ferrigno, G. & Pedrocchi, A., 2014, IFMBE Proceedings. Vol. 41. p. 876-879 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Microelectrodes
Environmental chambers
Cell growth
Temperature control
Atmospheric humidity

NFC-based application with educational purposes

Biffi, E., Taddeo, P., Lorusso, M. L. & Reni, G., Jul 23 2014, Proceedings - REHAB 2014. ICST, p. 370-372 3 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Application programs
Teaching
Animals
Availability
Plastics

The influence of neuronal density on network activity: A methodological study

Biffi, E., Regalia, G., Menegon, A., Ferrigno, G. & Pedrocchi, A., 2014, IFMBE Proceedings. Vol. 41. p. 1706-1709 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Microelectrodes
Neurons
Culture Media
Experiments
Drug therapy
2013

An experimental platform aimed at long lasting electrophysiological multichannel recordings of neuronal cultures

Regalia, G., Biffi, E., Lucchini, A., Capriata, M., Achilli, S., Menegon, A., Ferrigno, G., Colombo, L. & Pedrocchi, A., 2013, IJCCI 2013 - Proceedings of the 5th International Joint Conference on Computational Intelligence. p. 551-557 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Microelectrodes
Environmental chambers
Cell growth
Growth temperature
Temperature control

The influence of neuronal density and maturation on network activity of hippocampal cell cultures: A methodological study

Biffi, E., Regalia, G., Menegon, A., Ferrigno, G. & Pedrocchi, A., Dec 27 2013, In : PLoS One. 8, 12, e83899.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cell culture
cell culture
Cell Culture Techniques
Cell Count
Microelectrodes
2012

A microfluidic platform for controlled biochemical stimulation of twin neuronal networks

Biffi, E., Piraino, F., Pedrocchi, A., Fiore, G. B., Ferrigno, G., Redaelli, A., Menegon, A. & Rasponi, M., Apr 26 2012, In : Biomicrofluidics. 6, 2, 024106.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Microfluidics
stimulation
platforms
Pharmacology
Lab-On-A-Chip Devices

A novel environmental chamber for neuronal network multisite recordings

Biffi, E., Regalia, G., Ghezzi, D., De Ceglia, R., Menegon, A., Ferrigno, G., Fiore, G. B. & Pedrocchi, A., Oct 2012, In : Biotechnology and Bioengineering. 109, 10, p. 2553-2566 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Environmental chambers
Electrophysiology
Incubators
Humidity
Cell culture

Validation of long-term primary neuronal cultures and network activity through the integration of reversibly bonded microbioreactors and MEA substrates

Biffi, E., Menegon, A., Piraino, F., Pedrocchi, A., Fiore, G. B. & Rasponi, M., Jan 2012, In : Biotechnology and Bioengineering. 109, 1, p. 166-175 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lab-On-A-Chip Devices
Microelectrodes
Microfluidics
Substrates
Central Nervous System Agents
2011

A new cross-correlation algorithm for the analysis of " in vitro" neuronal network activity aimed at pharmacological studies

Biffi, E., Menegon, A., Regalia, G., Maida, S., Ferrigno, G. & Pedrocchi, A., Aug 15 2011, In : Journal of Neuroscience Methods. 199, 2, p. 321-327 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pharmacology
Electrodes
Drug Discovery
Central Nervous System
Pathology

Impaired striatal GABA transmission in experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis

Rossi, S., Muzio, L., De Chiara, V., Grasselli, G., Musella, A., Musumeci, G., Mandolesi, G., De Ceglia, R., Maida, S., Biffi, E., Pedrocchi, A., Menegon, A., Bernardi, G., Furlan, R., Martino, G. & Centonze, D., Jul 2011, In : Brain, Behavior, and Immunity. 25, 5, p. 947-956 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Corpus Striatum
Autoimmune Experimental Encephalomyelitis
gamma-Aminobutyric Acid
Multiple Sclerosis
Parvalbumins
2010

Development and validation of a spike detection and classification algorithm aimed at implementation on hardware devices

Biffi, E., Ghezzi, D., Pedrocchi, A. & Ferrigno, G., 2010, In : Computational Intelligence and Neuroscience. 2010, 659050.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Classification Algorithm
Spike
Hardware
Data storage equipment
Equipment and Supplies
2008

Spike detection algorithm improvement, spike waveforms projections with PCA and hierarchical classification

Biffi, E., Ghezzi, D., Pedrocchi, A. & Ferrigno, G., 2008, IET Conference Publications. 540 CP ed.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Neurophysiology
Neurology
Principal component analysis
Data communication systems
Plasticity
2007

Three-dimensional analysis of hand and finger movements during piano playing

Ferrario, V. F., Macrì, C., Biffi, E., Pollice, P. & Sforza, C., Mar 2007, In : Medical Problems of Performing Artists. 22, 1, p. 18-23 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fingers
Hand
Cumulative Trauma Disorders
Students
Three-dimensional